Weapon report leads to arrest

Vernon North Okanagan

2024-03-07 10:09 PST

File # 2024-3528

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A man has been arrested by police and charged after allegedly threatening another person with a hammer in downtown Vernon yesterday.

On Wednesday, March 6th, 2024, around 7:20 a.m., frontline officers responded to an incident in the 3600-block of 31st St in Vernon where a man had allegedly threatened another person while armed with a hammer.

Frontline officers quickly located the suspect in the area and arrested him without incident, states Constable Chris Terleski, Media Relations Officer for the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP.

The 43-year old Vernon man was released following an initial court appearance. He is expected to appear again in court on March 14th.

Released by:

Cst. Chris Terleski
Media Relations Officer
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP
3402 30th St, Vernon, B.C. V1T 5E5
Office: 250-260-7161
Fax: 250-260-7191

Email: vernon_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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